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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - GTÜ 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Running costs
Price
1. Nexen N Fera Sport
Highly recommended
157
66
54
18
19
2. Nokian WetProof
Highly recommended
153
66
50
19
18
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Highly recommended
152
68
50
17
17
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
152
67
49
16
20
5. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
151
63
53
22
13
£99
91 Y + 9
6. Continental PremiumContact 6
Recommended
146
66
51
16
13
7. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Recommended
146
55
52
19
20
8. BFGoodrich Advantage
Recommended
144
58
50
19
17
£82
91 Y + 3
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Recommended
143
58
49
22
14
£81
91 W + 1
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Enviromental impact Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2021 225/45 R17 test performed by GTÜ on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Nexen N Fera Sport is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Nokian WetProof, Falken Azenis FK510, Maxxis Premitra HP5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Hankook Ventus Prime 4, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, Fulda SportControl 2.

Same size tyres not featured in the test

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £99 94 Y
2. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £83 91 Y + 5
3. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £84 91 V + 15
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
88% Premium £111 91 W + 5
5. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
88% Premium £106 94 Y
20
6. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
85% Premium
7. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
85% Premium £88 91 Y + 4
8. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost
9. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
83% Premium £81 94 W
10. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
81% Upper-middle £92 91 W + 1
11. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
81% Premium
59
12. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
79% Premium
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
79% Premium £81 91 Y + 4
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7
78% Premium £102 91 Y + 18
15. Debica Presto UHP 2
75% Lowcost £69 91 Y + 3
16. Sava Intensa UHP 2
73% Lowcost £72 91 Y + 3
17. Firestone Roadhawk
72% Upper-middle
20
18. Toyo Proxes Comfort
72% Upper-middle
19. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium
20. Uniroyal RainSport 5
72% Upper-middle £74 91 Y + 1
21. Kumho Ecsta PS71
72% Upper-middle £64 91 Y + 6
22. Nokian Powerproof
71% Upper-middle
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £82 91 Y + 6
36
24. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
68% Upper-middle
25. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
67% Premium
26. Michelin e.Primacy
66% Premium £123 91 W + 3
27. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost
28. Semperit Speed-Life 3
65% Lowcost
29. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle
33
30. Continental Ecocontact 6
63% Premium £84 91 V + 2
31. Sailun Atrezzo ZSR 2
62% Lowcost
32. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium
33. Pirelli P Zero
61% Premium
34. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
59% Premium £77 91 W + 3
35. Bridgestone Potenza S001
58% Premium £98 91 W + 9
12
36. Cooper Zeon CS8
56% Upper-middle
37. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £128 91 Y + 7
38. Uniroyal RainSport 3
51% Upper-middle £92 91 W + 4
39. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
50% Premium £79 91 Y + 5
40. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £75 91 V + 2
41. Toyo Proxes Sport A
46% Upper-middle
15
42. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
46% Upper-middle
43. Kumho Ecsta HS51
45% Upper-middle
44. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost
45. Continental SportContact 5
44% Premium £93 91 W + 6
46. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
47. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
43% Premium
29
48. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle
49. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost
50. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
40% Premium £99 91 W + 4
51. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost
52. Nokian zLine
37% Upper-middle
53. Nokian Line
35% Upper-middle
61
54. Sava Intensa UHP
35% Lowcost
55. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle
56. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
34% Upper-middle £115 91 W + 1
57. Bridgestone Turanza T001
32% Premium £102 91 W + 10
58. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle
59. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
27% Premium
12
60. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost
61. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium
62. Firestone Firehawk SZ90
21% Upper-middle
63. Giti Sport S1
12% Lowcost
64. Dayton Touring 2
10% Lowcost
65. Matador Hectorra 5
3% Lowcost
43
66. Kormoran Gamma B2
1% Lowcost
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice

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